|Philosophy of Ecology
am interested in a variety
of theoretical issues in
ecology, especially those
with direct relevance to
public policy. I have
published articles on
(or "laws"), neutral theory,
and genome-level ecology.
Recently, I co-authored a
book on the value of
S. (2018), "Today's
awe-inspiring design, tomorrow's
Plexiglas dinosaur." In B.A.
Minteer, J. Maienschein, J.P. Collins
(Eds.) The Ark and Beyond: The
Evolution of Zoo and Aquarium
Conservation. Chicago University
Press. (pp. 329-343)
Newman, J.A., Varner,
G. & Linquist, S. (2017), Defending
Biodiversity: Environmental Science
and Ethics. Cambridge
Linquist, S. Gregory, T.R. Elliott, T.A.
Saylor, B. Kremer, S.C. Cottenie K.
There are resilient generalizations
(or "laws") in ecology." The
Quarterly Review of Biology, 91.
Linquist, S. (2015), "Against
Lawton's contingency thesis, or, why
the reported demise of community
ecology is greatly exaggerated." Philosophy
of Science, 82: 1104-1115.
S. Cottenie, K. Elliott,
T.A. Saylor, B. Kremer, S.C.
and Gregory, T.R. (2015), "Applying ecological models
to communities of
genetic elements: the case
of neutral theory."
Molecular Ecology, 24(13):
S., B. Saylor, K.
Cottenie, T.A.. Elliott, S.C.
Kremer & T.R. Gregory
ecological from evolutionary
approaches to transposable
Reviews, 88(3): 573-584.
M., S. Linquist, W. Grey, P. E.
Griffiths, J. Odenbaugh and H. P.
"Philosophical issues in ecology:
recent trends and future
and Society 14(2): 22.
Linquist, S. (2008), "But
is it progress? On the alleged
advances of conservation biology
over ecology." Biology
& Philosophy, 23:
values in biodiversity judgments: A
case of stealth policy advocacy."
Annual Meeting of the Canadian
Society for Ecology and Evolution.
July 18-20, 2018. Guelph,
"Why climate science
and climate advocacy should remain at
arm's length." Annual Congress of the
Canadian Philosophical Association. May
31-June 1, 2015. Ottawa, Ontario.
In collaboration with
Jay Odenbaugh I am co-editing a special
edition of Philosophical Topics on The
Philosophy of Ecology.